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March 22, 2019

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Canary Wharf Group to host Women in Health and Safety event

Canary Wharf Group is hosting a free-to-attend, networking meeting for up to 50 health and safety professionals in April.

Canary Wharf GroupThe event, called From Cradle to Grave, will take place on Tuesday 2 April from 15.00 – 17.00 at One Canada Square, Canary Wharf.

The event is part of the Women in Health and Safety event series and is open to all health and safety professionals (members and non-members, male and female).

What’s on

There will be talks from the Head of H&S at Canary Wharf Contractors, the Head of SQE&W for Arriva Rail London and the Compliance Manager for Canary Wharf Management. They will discuss the significance of health & safety being embedded into the fabric of the organisation from the very start of construction and the importance of ensuring that safety information is provided to those who are responsible for the building after construction has completed.

The speakers

  • Damien Gannon, Head of Health and Safety for Canary Wharf Contractors;
  • Darren Selman, Head of Safety, Quality, Environment and Wellbeing for Arriva Rail London;
  • Rupert Crayston, Compliance Manager for Canary Wharf Management.

Katherine Randell, Head of Fire, Safety & Environment for Canary Wharf Management will also do a short presentation on some research she has been carrying out into the history of women in the health and safety profession.

Women in Health and Safety is a thriving network of people who support gender equality and want to see women flourish in our profession. The network connects in-person and online, the get-togethers are free to attend and open to all. Both men and women are actively actively encourage join in.

For more information about upcoming events, click here.

Promote equality in the health and safety profession

Why are women falling behind in health and safety leadership roles? Immediately following Steph McGovern's keynote speech, Women in Health & Safety, led by Group Risk Director at ITV Ruth Denyer, explores the challenges facing women in the profession. She will discuss:

  • Collaborating with the business and supporting strategic objectives – not saying ‘no’
  • Knowing how to land a message
  • Making safety accessible using technology and the right language
  • Confidence, knowing what you want and going for it

Following the keynote, Women in Health & Safety will lead a ‘speed networking’ session. Get your free ticket to Safety & Health Expo | ExCeL London | Tuesday 18 June | 12:45 - 15:15

 

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